23 hole-in-the-wall Orlando restaurants you should've tried by now

These small, easy-to-miss restaurants in the Orlando area definitely aren't lacking in flavor. Here are 24 hidden local gems you may have missed.

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Mynt
535 W. New England Ave., (407) 636-7055
Mynt is a fine dining experience with Indian cuisine. Try the gosht sagwala, boneless lamb with spinach and garlic, and the triple kulfi, homemade ice cream. On Sunday’s, the restaurant has a brunch buffet.
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Mynt
535 W. New England Ave., (407) 636-7055
Mynt is a fine dining experience with Indian cuisine. Try the gosht sagwala, boneless lamb with spinach and garlic, and the triple kulfi, homemade ice cream. On Sunday’s, the restaurant has a brunch buffet.

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Sapporo Ramen
5080 W Colonial Dr., (407) 203-6777
This is not the same ramen as the plastic-wrapped bricks. The ramen at Sapporo Ramen are flavored bowls of tonkotsu, shio, miso or shoyu ramen. 
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Sapporo Ramen
5080 W Colonial Dr., (407) 203-6777
This is not the same ramen as the plastic-wrapped bricks. The ramen at Sapporo Ramen are flavored bowls of tonkotsu, shio, miso or shoyu ramen.

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King Bao
710 N. Mills Ave., (407) 237-0013
The Asian-inspired baoery offers steamed buns with protein and tasty condiments inside. The two bao combo special is two baos and a drink for $7. Just remember to order tots too.
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King Bao
710 N. Mills Ave., (407) 237-0013
The Asian-inspired baoery offers steamed buns with protein and tasty condiments inside. The two bao combo special is two baos and a drink for $7. Just remember to order tots too.

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Black Rooster Taqueria
1323 N. Mills Ave., (407) 601-0994
The taqueria is a modern Mexican cuisine which offers tacos, bowls and salads. The guacamole is made to order and the kale salad is a delicious alternative if you aren't into the street tacos. Don't forget desert and order the tres leche. They will soon start serving breakfast in addition to lunch and dinner. 
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Black Rooster Taqueria
1323 N. Mills Ave., (407) 601-0994
The taqueria is a modern Mexican cuisine which offers tacos, bowls and salads. The guacamole is made to order and the kale salad is a delicious alternative if you aren't into the street tacos. Don't forget desert and order the tres leche. They will soon start serving breakfast in addition to lunch and dinner.

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Se7en Bites
617 N. Primrose Drive, 407-203-0727
The popular sweet and savory bake shop isn’t just a cupcake shop. In addition to an assortment of baked goods, Se7en Bites Bakery Shop serves food like chicken pot pie and a meatloaf sandwich. It is open for breakfast and lunch and they are currently in the progress of moving to a larger location.
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Se7en Bites
617 N. Primrose Drive, 407-203-0727
The popular sweet and savory bake shop isn’t just a cupcake shop. In addition to an assortment of baked goods, Se7en Bites Bakery Shop serves food like chicken pot pie and a meatloaf sandwich. It is open for breakfast and lunch and they are currently in the progress of moving to a larger location.

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Quickly Boba & Snow
3214 E. Colonial Dr., (407) 270-4570
The dessert place, known for its boba, also serves poke bowls, a traditional Hawaiian meal. Customers have the option of getting salmon, tuna, yellowtail or ahi tuna on their poke bowl.
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Quickly Boba & Snow
3214 E. Colonial Dr., (407) 270-4570
The dessert place, known for its boba, also serves poke bowls, a traditional Hawaiian meal. Customers have the option of getting salmon, tuna, yellowtail or ahi tuna on their poke bowl.

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Bakery Plus
915 E. Michigan St., (407) 849-1888
This bakery is a diamond in the rough with incredibly inexpensive prices and a simple menu. There’s a variety of donuts which are homemade each morning and cost about a $1. The breakfast sandwiches, on a bagel or croissant, are made fresh and cost less than $3. Don’t try and use a debit or card card because it’s cash only.
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Bakery Plus
915 E. Michigan St., (407) 849-1888
This bakery is a diamond in the rough with incredibly inexpensive prices and a simple menu. There’s a variety of donuts which are homemade each morning and cost about a $1. The breakfast sandwiches, on a bagel or croissant, are made fresh and cost less than $3. Don’t try and use a debit or card card because it’s cash only.

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Tako Cheena 
932 N. Mills Ave., (321) 236-7457
Tacos and asian hot dogs are what Tako Cheena does best. The tiny taco place also serves spanish, asian and indian style burritos too. Don’t forget to add one of their speciality sauces and salsas for even more flavor.
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Tako Cheena
932 N. Mills Ave., (321) 236-7457
Tacos and asian hot dogs are what Tako Cheena does best. The tiny taco place also serves spanish, asian and indian style burritos too. Don’t forget to add one of their speciality sauces and salsas for even more flavor.

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Gnarly Barley
7431 S Orange Ave., (407) 854-4999
Gnarly Barley is off the beaten path and features inexpensive menu items like house tacos, salads, flatbreads and subs. They have 16 taps and a rotating list of bottled and can beers.
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Gnarly Barley
7431 S Orange Ave., (407) 854-4999
Gnarly Barley is off the beaten path and features inexpensive menu items like house tacos, salads, flatbreads and subs. They have 16 taps and a rotating list of bottled and can beers.

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Antonella’s Pizzeria
360 W. Fairbanks Ave., (407) 636-5333
This family-owned restaurant serves Italian food and New York style pizza which can be bought by the slice. It’s a small place so customers can get food catered or order take out.
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Antonella’s Pizzeria
360 W. Fairbanks Ave., (407) 636-5333
This family-owned restaurant serves Italian food and New York style pizza which can be bought by the slice. It’s a small place so customers can get food catered or order take out.

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